6 Things You Probably Don’t Know About AVOCADOS

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Here are 6 facts about Avocados that most people don’t know (yet). Avocados are, of course, popular as the main ingredient in guacamole dip — and most people already know that avocados are good for you because they contain healthy fats and lots of healthy nutrients.

Most avocado-lovers don’t realize that an avocado is a berry fruit, and not a vegetable. It’s actually the matured ovary of an avocado flower comprised of a tough outer skin covering the flesh of the fruit which is essentially a casing round a large seed in the middle.

One of the major nutrients in an avocado is potassium. In fact:

An Avocado Has More Potassium Than A Banana
A single avocado has 975 milligrams of potassium, while a banana, well-known for being loaded with potassium, delivers just half that, with 487 milligrams per large fruit.

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